Doug Truax announces challenge for Durbin's U.S. Senate seat

9:25 AM, Jul 15, 2013   |    comments
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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (KSDK) - Political newcomer Doug Truax is running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senator Dick Durbin's seat in Illinois.

Truax announced his candidacy Monday morning.

Truax is a co-owner and managing partner of Oak Brook-based Veritas Risk Services, LLC, a strategic risk consulting firm.

A West Point graduate, Truax served six years active duty as a captain in the U.S. Army. He also graduated U.S. Army Ranger School.

Truax has been married for 21 years with three children.

More information about Truax and his campaign can be found at

NewsChannel 5 intern Hailey Swartwout contributed to this report.


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